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On August 8 "Gangsta's Paradise" by Coolio was released...

On August 8, 1995 Coolio released the hit single “Gangsta’s Paradise.”

The song, featured in the 1995 soundtrack to the film “Dangerous Minds,” has become… 98 more words


On August 1 Coolio was born...

On August 1, 1963 Coolio was born.

The rapper has had an musical career, from rapping to producing, extending over 25 years. Arguably, his most memorial hit was the 1995 hit “Gangsta’s Paradise,” which was made for the 1995 film, “Dangerous Minds,” starring Michelle Pfeiffer. 67 more words


Singapore F1 revs in with a new stellar artist line-up featuring Macy Gray, Coolio and Pixie Geldof

Yep, you heard it right; just as the news of Malaysian F1 to shutter its operations dies down, the Singapore leg is ramping up efforts to boost its branding here, considering it’s the only Asian circuit to host the sport (there are talks of opening up in Vietnam or Cambodia). 115 more words


Album Cuts: Coolio's Gangsta's Paradise

Album Cuts is a regular feature that takes a look at the albums which spawned huge hits that arguably overshadow the records themselves. Never mind the singles, here are the album cuts. 1,564 more words

Music of the Write: "Gangsta's Paradise" arranged by Position Music

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets hits theaters today, and it’s the newest scifi escape by Fifth Element and Lucy director Luc Besson. Regardless of whether the movie is good, it did us the favor of presenting a heart-pounding orchestral remix of Coolio’s “Gangsta’s Paradise” in… 30 more words


An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn

Year of Release: 1998
Country of Origin: United States
Directed by Alan Smithee (Arthur Hiller)
Main cast: Ryan O’Neal, Eric Idle, Coolio, Chuck D, Richard Jeni, Leslie Stefanson, Sandra Bernhard, Harvey Weinstein, Sylvester Stallone, Whoopi Goldberg, Jackie Chan… 2,125 more words

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Extra Extended Editions: Daredevil Director's Cut

The best example of a director’s cut highly improving over a movie is 2003’s Daredevil. While the original movie got away with a PG-13 rating and focused more on the action and romance, the 2004 director’s cut added thirty minutes of footage that show Matt Murdock (Ben Affleck)’s dual life and his reliance on religion instead of some romance. 96 more words